Welcome to Reid Memorial Mother’s Day Out & Preschool, where we have been serving the Augusta area for 50 years! Here at Reid, we strive to teach, support, and care for your child through the love of Jesus Christ every day. Our teachers are dedicated to helping your child grow socially, emotionally, intellectually, as well as spiritually.
Here are a few things that make our program special:
- Loving Christian care with emphasis on socialization and learning
- Several Class Choices to fit your schedule
- Experienced, loving teachers
- Age-appropriate, hands-on learning and Bible based curriculum
- Circle time, free play, crafts, story time, music, lunch, and recess
- Chapel time – fun songs and Christian learning
- GROW – a movement class focusing on large motor development and healthy habits
- Music Class
- Snack and mealtime with friends (parents provide a healthy lunch)
As a staff, we participate in ongoing professional development that allows us to stay current with the changes in education. We are always looking for ways to improve and provide the best possible service to you and your child. Safety is our number one concern. We participate in quarterly fire drills, practice routine emergency preparedness plans, and all staff are CPR and First Aid certified. We also use a phone app to provide quick and secure communication between teachers and parents.
We are excited to begin our 50th school year and would love to have you and your child on this journey with us. Please feel free to contact me with any questions that you may have about our program. At Reid Memorial we are dedicated to providing the best quality care to our students and their families. Come grow with us at Reid!
Upon registration, you will be required to pay the non-refundable registration fee equal to one month’s tuition. The registration fee guarantees your child’s enrollment in our school and is non-refundable. All families are required to have a completed family account on our parent portal, Our School Hangout, which can be accessed below:
2023-2024 Program Fees
Non-refundable Registration Fee equal to one month’s tuition.
- Drop-In Fee: $30.00
- Late Payment Fee: $30.00
- Preschool One-time Activity Fee: $60.00
- Late Pick Up Fee: $15.00
Monthly Tuition: Due on the 25th of each month
1 day per week = $95
2 days per week = $140
3 days per week = $175
4 days per week = $200
5 days per week = $220
August 8: Open House
August 9: First Day of School
September 4: Labor Day
October 9 & 10: Fall Break
November 10: Veterans Day Holiday
November 20-24: Thanksgiving Break
December 20-January 3: Christmas Break
January 3: Teacher Work Day
January 15: MLK Holiday
January 17: Fall Registration
February 16-19: President’s Day Holiday
April 8-15: Spring Break
May 17: Last Day of School
May 20: Post Planning
School hours are 9am until 1pm.
*School will be canceled if Richmond County Schools are closed or delayed due to inclement weather or national emergencies.
MOTHER’S DAY OUT (infants to twos)
Infants (Three months by Sept. 1):
Our infant room teachers provide a warm loving atmosphere in which infants are nurtured. Activities in our nursery provide for free play as well as teacher-infant play. (All nursing babies must easily accept a bottle.)
Toddlers (10-17 months by Sept. 1 and 17-24 months by Sept. 1):
Our toddler teachers provide an atmosphere promoting natural development through unstructured activities, free play, and group play. Christian ideals are emphasized through practicing good manners and learning to share. Books, songs, and object labeling are some of the things introduced to the children.
Twos (2 years old by Sept. 1):
Teachers for the two-year-olds encourage the development of cooperative play in the classroom and on the playground. The class schedule includes circle time, structured free play, arts and crafts, music, and story time on a regular basis. Our curriculum, ABCJesusLovesMe s introducescolors, seasons, holidays, and shapes in a fun, hands-on way
- All classes are filled based on the child’s age as of Sept. 1.
- Children under the age of 2 as of Sept. 1 may only attend two days per week until their second birthday.
- A registration fee must accompany the application when it is submitted online to the director.
- If a class is full, you will be put on a waiting list and no fees will be due until space becomes available. You will be contacted in the order that you were put on the list.
- In the event any class is less than half capacity, the school has the right to change or cancel that class.
Note: All classes have two adults who have been trained in pediatric first aid and CPR.
Information and Policies
Threes (Three years old by Sept. 1):
Teachers provide continued learning of colors, shapes, phonics, and numbersthrough the curriculum, ABCJesusLovesMe.. The class schedules include weekly chapel, music, story time, and a movement class for large motor development and healthy eating. Three-year-olds have special educational visitors and may take a field trip. Parents of upcoming three-year-olds may choose from a Tuesday/Thursday, Monday/Wednesday/Thursday or a Monday-Friday schedule
Fours (Four years old by Sept. 1):
The teachers for the four-year-olds concentrate on providing a kindergarten-readiness program. The classes are taught through a multi-sensory approach to learning in a fun, loving, atmosphere. Class schedules include chapel, music, spanish enrichment, reading,writing, and math readiness program, story time, and a movement class for large motor development and healthy habits. Fours develop large and small motor skills through sorting and patterning. Our fours also have educational visitors, attend plays, and go on field trips. Pre-K fours teachers have early education degrees and classroom experience. Parents of upcoming four-year-olds may choose a Monday-Thursday or a Monday-Friday schedule.
Georgia Licensing Requirements
We are a license exempt program from Bright From the Start, Georgia’s Department of Early Care and Learning. A copy of the Notice of Exemption certificate and approval letter are posted in our school and parents are notified. To read Bright from the Start’s Child Care Learning Centers rules and regulations, click here to read more.